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Baseball in April and Other Stories - Barbie Summary & Analysis

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Barbie Summary

In the story called Barbie, Veronica Solis lives with her little sister Yolanda and their parents. Veronica wants a real Barbie doll but has not received one for Christmas for two years. One year ago, her wealthy uncle Rudy gave her a similar doll but it was satisfactory. This year, a few days after Christmas, Rudy and his girlfriend Donna visit Veronica's family once again and to Veronica's great pleasure, give her a real Barbie doll dressed in a striped swimsuit along with a collection of doll clothing. Rudy then announces that he and Donna are going to get married. This news leaves Veronica nonplussed. Veronica retires to her bedroom to play with her two dolls, Barbie and the ugly fake Barbie. The next day Veronica travels to her friend Martha's house. Martha has two Barbies and a Ken doll. The two friends play all day but...

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